It is 1914 and the Heart of Midlothian Football Club has won 19 out of their 23 matches and is poised to become Scottish league champions. Then 13 of their players volunteer to serve in McCraeâ€™s Battalion in the Royal Scots.
Calling all women runners
During long runs, when fatigue is setting in and energy levels are sinking fast, I often fantasise about a steady supply of sugar to fuel me on the way, some friendly encouragement to keep going and a welcome glass of something fizzy at the end.
There are more than twenty of us travelling by minibus from the Outer Hebridean isle of Eriskay over the causeway to South Uist…
Ever wondered what people mean when they say a wine has â€œlegsâ€? Or what on earth leather and sandstone are supposed to taste like? Itâ€™s just a glass of fermented grape juice, right?